Eggs

Eggs

Eggs contain high quality protein and essential fatty acids. Eggs have good mineral and vitamin contents also, including vitamins A, D, E, and some of the B complex, such as folate, and choline, with minerals such as iron and zinc. Eggs also supply lecithin for nerve and brain function and carotenoids which are essential for eye and brain health. Be aware that in their raw state, egg whites contain a substance known as avidin. This binds with biotin, a vitamin, making it unavailable for digestion. Raw egg whites also contain an enzyme inhibitor which can make them difficult to digest and may cause diarrhoea and digestive upsets in some animals. Egg yolks, however, typically contain sufficient biotin to overcome any inhibitory effects of the white. They are also packed with high quality protein, which is free from ‘heme” which is contained in other proteins derived from meats through the blood contained within. This is an ideal protein source for animals with kidney problems. The yolk is where much of the fatty acids are found and is rich in carotenoids, which are antioxidants.  To top it all off, crushing the shell and including it in the diet provides an excellent source of calcium.
 

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Fat & Raw Meaty Bones

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